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NYC: Chelsea bombing suspect charged

The suspect in the Chelsea bombings apparently expressed admiration for al-Qaeda and ISIS in his personal journal—which will be exploited by the media and ISIS alike.

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New Yorkers say yes to refugees, no to Trump

Marking International Human Rights Day, activists gathered at New York's Columbus Circle, overlooked by the Trump Hotel, for a rally in solidarity with Syrian refugees.

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9-11 at fourteen: spectacle commodified

9-11 still provides an occasion for jingoism and war propaganda. But the day's commodification and transformation into an empty spectacle is now even more disturbing.

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WHY WE FIGHT

From Gothamist, Aug. 11: Cobble Hill Locals Mourn Death of Beloved Oriental Pastry & Grocery Co-Owner Cobble Hill shopkeepers and local residents are reeling from the sudden death of Muyassar Moustapha, who was fatally run over on Atlantic Avenue on… Read moreWHY WE FIGHT

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Brooklyn three: ISIS dupes —or the FBI’s?

Three young immigrants in Brooklyn were arrested and charged with plotting to travel to Syria to fight for ISIS. But were the plans invented by an FBI infiltrator?

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The proverbial pox on both your houses

Right-wing formations like "If Americans Knew" and Bashar Assad cheerleaders like the International Action Center are hurting the cause of standing up to the Zionist machine.

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Islamophobia at Ground Zero —again?

Protests are mounting over a supposedly Islamophobic video to be screened at New York's Ground Zero museum—yet few have actually seen it. What is the truth here?